While it is immensely helpful, even necessary, one does not need to have a specifically Christian hope in order to find any hope in politics. We need only look to our national history.
We should not be surprised when any notion of the church as a perfect society is not embraced by people who have real wounds and struggles.
Republicans were as likely as Democrats to say that democracy is in trouble. Does this mean we have achieved a consensus without realizing it?
America’s water systems have been neglected and underfunded for decades. Jackson, Miss., and other mostly Black communities are among the first to face the consequences.
Belgian bishops have created a prayer liturgy for same-sex couples, which cites Pope Francis' "The Joy of Love," and states that same-sex relationships can be a source of joy.
Dorothy Day famously never wanted to be called a saint; how might she have responded to the idea of having a Staten Island ferry named after her?